February 25, 2010 Subject:
After Lady Caroline Lamb's affair with Lord George Byron went south, she wrote Glenarvon as a roman a clef about the relationship. Passionate and powerful, it broke the mold for women's writing by refusing to apologize for or punish the woman gone wrong. In fact quite the reverse. Read a real life Regency Romance that is referred to in Georgette Heyer's Bath Tangle!